This Town Was Almost Blown Off the Map


Now it’s back, and super green.

Selling Solar Power in India’s Slums

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The country is fast outgrowing its electric grid. Are small-scale solar projects the solution?

Can You Have Too Much Solar Energy?


Germany’s little-guy suppliers are destabilizing big power companies.

Earth-Cooling Schemes Need Global Sign-Off, Researchers Say

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World’s most vulnerable people need protection from huge and unintended impacts of radical geoengineering projects.

Views Differ on Fracking’s Impact


Do the economic benefits outweigh the environmental risks?


About Climate Desk

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